This Week in BR: LSU Women’s basketball, holiday lights, Saturday Night Fever

This Week in Baton Rouge: Cornhole, Trail Mix, South Seas
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Monday November 20, 2023

LSU Lady Tigers vs. Texas Southern Tigers

The LSU Lady Tigers will face off against the Texas Southern Tigers Women’s Basketball team at 7:00 p.m. in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center. Doors open at 6:00 p.m., and admission is free for LSU students.

Fighting Game Night at Little Wars

Local gaming store, Little Wars, will be hosting a Fighting Game Night. Fighting-themed games such as Mortal Kombat, Street Fighter, and Guilty Gear will be set up for playing. The event begins at 8 p.m. at Little Wars’ 7543 Jefferson Highway Location. Admission is $5.

Tuesday November 21, 2023

LSU Symphonic Band: “Color from the Light”

The LSU Symphonic Band will be performing “Color from the Light”, a concert paying tribute to the groundbreaking composers that set the tone for a new era of music. Pieces by composers such as David Maslanka and Julie Giroux will be performed. The performance will be in the Union Theatre. Tickets can be purchased at:

Line Dancing at the Park

There will be a Line Dancing lesson at North Sherwood Forest Community Park at 6 p.m. The beginner-friendly activity allows participants to get moving with a mixture of aerobics and line dancing. You can register online at

Wednesday November 22, 2023

Lunchtime Lagniappe

Capitol Park Museum is continuing its series of free lectures, this time with one from James Linden Hogg, a Baton Rouge native who is a historian, musician, and storyteller. He will be discussing his latest literary work, “Finding Faith in the Waste Land.” The lecture begins at 12:00 p.m., and Capitol Park Museum is located at 660 North 4th Street.

R&B vs. Trap: Pre-Thanksgiving Special

Red Stick Social will be hosting an R&B vs. Trap-themed social to commemorate the night before the Thanksgiving holiday. There will be music and bowling, as well as drink specials for those 21 and over. Tickets can be purchased at:

Thursday November 23, 2023

Thanksgiving Dinner at Greater Antioch

Greater Antioch Baptist Church cordially invites the community to their annual Thanksgiving Dinner. Come out for a day of fellowship and a hot plate of food. The event will be from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at 2139 Nebraska Street.

Baton Rouge Turkey Trot

The city’s annual Thanksgiving 5k run/walk is back downtown for another year. The Turkey Trot race will begin at 368 Convention Street at 8:00 a.m. You can register for the race at

Friday November 24, 2023

Eric Schmidt at The Brakes Bar

The Brakes Bar will feature live music from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eric Schmidt, an Americana artist from Baton Rouge, will be taking the stage. The Brakes Bar is located in Mid-City at 5412 Government Street.

Holiday Lights at Baton Rouge Zoo

BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo will unveil ZooLights, its annual exhibition of holiday-themed lights throughout the zoo. Come out to see the illuminated display sculptures of animals and enjoy the trail that goes through the zoo. Admission gates are open from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Saturday November 25, 2023

Local Pop-Up Market at Electric Depot

Makers Market will be hosting a Small Business Saturday market at Electric Depot from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Local artisans, creatives and restaurants will be on site selling their various creations. Electric Depot is located in Mid-City at 1509 Government Street.

Saturday Night Fever at DIY Disco

This installation of DIY Disco’s Cocktails and Crafting event will be from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Come out to the grooviest arts & crafts bar in the city to craft any project at your own pace while you sip on a cocktail. DIY Disco is located in Mid-City at 3101 Government Street, Reservations are required and can be made at:

Sunday November 26, 2023

Da Vu 9 at L’Auberge

Vietnamese music group, Da Vu 9, will be performing at L’Auberge Casino & Hotel at 7:00 p.m. The group will be performing a series of their most infamous tracks at the Event Center. You must be at least 21 to enter and tickets can be purchased at

Young Band Nation at Curbside Burgers

Local music group, Young Band Nation, will be performing live at Curbside Burgers from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. 


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